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Traffic accidents kill two, police say

by Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | June 4, 2021 at 3:19 a.m.

A 68-year-old Carthage man died in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday in Sheridan, according to an Arkansas State Police report.

William Otis Lintner was driving a 2003 Ford southbound on Arkansas 35 at approximately 10:15 a.m. when he steered the vehicle under a tree that was laying across the roadway and then into a ditch, partially submerging it in standing water, according to the report.

Conditions at the time of the crash were clear and wet, the report said.

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On Tuesday night, 23-year-old Nicholas B. Warner died in a two-vehicle crash in Sulphur Rock, according to another state police report.

Warner was driving south in a 2010 Nissan Etera on South Vaughn Street in Sulphur Rock at approximately 8:25 p.m. when he attempted to cross Arkansas 69 and pulled into the path of a 2000 Peterbilt tractor-trailer rig, the report said.

Conditions were wet and rainy at the time of the crash, according to the report.


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